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How to Travel with Confidence: A Roadmap to Build Your Travel Spirit [Kindle Edition]

Farnoosh Brock
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Book Description

Travel with Confidence: A Roadmap to Build Your Travel Spirit (previously published as the Fear-Crushing Travel Guide) helps you overcome travel fears and anxieties with confidence and practical action. Our travel fears range from leaving home or leaving our pets behind to going to new places and foreign countries. In Travel with Confidence, you learn step-by-step how to travel with confidence.

**BONUS: When you buy the Kindle book, you will get access to all 10 audio interviews that the author did with the travel experts in each niche. Just look at the last page for details.**

Travel does not discriminate; we can all travel. It is not reserved for a special few. This book makes travel accessible to you.

It helps you eliminate your travel fears of leaving home, jobs, children and/or pets behind, going through the motions of air travel, choosing the right travel companions or traveling solo, fears of flying, and traveling on a tight budget and making sure everything is taken care of in your absence at home. The book also helps you with ensuring your safety on the road, dealing with culture shock and language barriers, and doing it all with limited time and budget.

The guide is perfect for you if you say YES to the following:
√ You want to eliminate your anxiety and fears about traveling.
√ You want to stop worrying so much about leaving your home or taking a vacation from your job.
√ You want to leave your darling pets behind in excellent reliable hands.
√ You want to leave your children in the best care without feeling too guilty about it.
√ You want to stop feeling air travel anxiety and airport phobia.
√ You want to travel solo and learn how to do it with fun and freedom.
√ You want to feel comfortable about traveling with your friends without worries that it will affect your friendship.
√ You want to be able to take your children and/or babies along without stress.
√ You want to have a handle on culture shock, language barriers in a foreign country.
√ You want to feel good about your safety on the road and at destination.
√ You want to know what to do if you get lost, mugged, or harassed.
√ You are understand how to travel on a budget and how to make luxury travel accessible to yourself.

The author is humbled for the stellar review from Rick Seaney, CEO of FareCompare:

“Great For Home Bodies & Workaholics Alike

As a weekly air travel columnist for and USA Today, I am no stranger to travel fears (I have a “white knuckle” flyer of a brother and a “won’t board a prop plane” wife), I found Ms. Brock’s “Travel with Confidence” an excellent and snappy read for anyone with even a twinge of anxiety about moving out of their current travel comfort zone.

She leaves no stone unturned as she walks us through the steps to becoming a savvy world traveler without requiring decades of seasoning. Her common sense steps help both home bodies and workaholics alike remove all the excuses and road blocks thrown up between them and a bucket-list full of travel adventures.

Travel with Confidence first addresses issue of culture shock, personal safety and fear of flying, then it helps confident travelers take their travels to another level by saving them time and money and showing them tools to travel more efficiently.

Thanks to this book, all travelers can learn how to relieve anxieties with meticulous pre-planning: the author provides how-to’s that are practical and easy to follow. I like how she covers the basics on getting a house-sitter, what to do with pets, while reminding you not to mention travel plans on social media and the importance of a low-key departure. And don’t miss the tips on budget travel that won’t make you feel deprived, and see how you can enjoy the ultimate in luxury without paying more than you have to.”

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Farnoosh Brock left her career of twelve years at a Fortune 100 to start her own company, Prolific Living Inc. She wanted to pursue her life's work through writing, creating and speaking. Her goal is to help you achieve freedom in both your health and your profession by understanding that you are in charge of your life! She shows you the systems and techniques that can help you realize your highest dreams with your own wealth of motivation and confidence, be it travel dreams or any others. She's also an expert green juicer, an Ashtanga yogini, an amateur photographer, and a devout world traveler.

Product Details

  • File Size: 872 KB
  • Print Length: 115 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007SB0BVC
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Become a fearless traveler! April 19, 2012
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I am honestly impressed by the way Farnoosh describes multiple travel fears and how to beat them. I couldn't but think of my family and friends who would really benefit from this book. People who fear the unknown of far-away countries or hesitate to invest money in travel experiences. Surprise your family, friends or colleagues with Fear-Crushing Travel Guide as a gift! I am sure they will love the combination of practical tips and psychological advice.

But maybe you are the one with fears. If you want to share awesome travel stories when you sit around the fire with friends, you have to start stacking now. Stacking all of the tips and advice in this book and become a fearless traveler. Enjoy the journey, you will be rewarded!
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My wife and I love traveling, even if we don't do it often, we do it well when we do it. We don't have a fear of traveling but our parents - that's a different story, so I wanted to help them overcome their resistance to going place further than the beach or the mountains, and this book is phenomenal in covering all the crazy fears and anxieties people have around travel. Most of it is made up in your mind. The author does a great job of really getting to the root cause of all those fears, and then helps you overcome them. The travel tips are golden. We are going to be using some of those ourselves. This is a book on the psychology of travel interwoven with the travel stories of the author herself. Plus a great sense of humor. Awesome read!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Love It! April 10, 2012
By Andrew
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I love that Farnoosh has taken the time to walk us though almost every detail of the travel experience. Most of our travel fears and stress come from a lack of control, either real or perceived, and this guide 1) gives you information to be prepared, and 2) gives you a change in perspective to leave you feeling a bit more relaxed and focused. Love it!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great resource April 10, 2012
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As a stay-at-home mom on a very small budget--but with a very big dream of international travel-I was curious to see what The Fear-Crushing Guide to Travel would say about traveling on a budget. The tips outlined in Chapter 7 helped me realize that world travel is well within my reach! The Fear-Crushing Guide to Travel showed me that I can open my mind and my world without having to empty my wallet.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A real resource for practical advice April 9, 2012
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Leaving the country for the first time and traveling alone through India, Vietnam, and Nepal was both terrifying and daunting. With so many questions and so many fears, I spent months researching and looking for inspiration and travel advice to reassure myself that I wasn't absolutely crazy. In one fell swoop, the Fear Crushing Travel Guide pulls together all the advice (and more!) that I spent months looking for, the same advice that helped me make one of the most important decisions of my life.

If you're afraid to travel or if you're uncertain what to expect, this guide will alleviate your fears and address your doubts. From overcoming air travel anxiety and dealing with culture shock, to staying safe abroad and traveling on a budget, this guide is packed with so much information that it's worth reading twice.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Valuable Information January 21, 2013
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Farnoosh has taken the time to put everything together for the travel lovers. I love travel but i honestly dint know a single thing about planning as my partner does everything for me. After reading this guide i am very confident that i can now plan and easily travel leaving the fears behind.Must have for the travel lovers!

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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic and practical resource. July 17, 2012
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As someone who has always wanted to see the world, but kept putting it off, this is a fantastic resource. It thoroughly examines common fears that keep people from traveling, and the included worksheets are a great exercise to help determine what your particular fears are, and how you can overcome them. My main fears of lacking money and enough time were addressed, and the information about pets was invaluable.

For those who dream of travel, Farnoosh's guide will eliminate all your excuses for putting it off.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Real Gem! April 8, 2012
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Upon receiving my copy of the Fear Crushing Travel Guide - I was drawn to the chapter on being savvy about safety. While I believe I am usually quite safe while traveling, Farnoosh's extensive personal travel experience really brought to light some thoughts I'd never considered before.

So, what does this mean? The next time I'm traveling, I know I will revisit this guide as a refresher before I head on my way. And that's the beauty of this whole book - it's packed with so many great pieces of information -a great resource for anyone looking to expand their travel plans.
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More About the Author

Farnoosh Brock was born and raised in Tehran, Iran. After leaving Iran at the age of 11 and living in Turkey for 3 years, she moved to the United States with her family. She studied electrical engineering and French at university and then entered the corporate world. In 2011, she left an 11-year successful career to start her own media and publishing company, Prolific Living Inc. Today, she is a published author, speaker, business & career coach, full-time entrepreneur, social media enthusiast and an expert green juicer. She works with professionals who are in a "mid-career crisis" to help them navigate the corporate landscape or start their own profitable businesses. Learn more at

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